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Asus VivoTab 8 M81C Z3745 1.33GHz 32GB 8" Tablet

Z3745 1.33GHz Windows 8.1 32GB Oct 2014
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Expert Reviews Are Average

Two experts from sites including computershopper.com and notebookcheck.net have rated this Z3745 processor tablet on average 75 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Good

This tablet computer has an average owner rating of 84% based on 248 owner reviews.

Reasonably Priced

Some customers who reviewed it wrote that it was good value for money. Andrewejbi wrote on Amazon three years ago “Excellent Value for Money” in their review of this tablet. Barb wrote “Very reasonable price for a Windows tablet” and gave this tablet a rating of 5 stars. C. K. Wilson wrote three years ago “The Asus tablet is Surprisingly good at a very reasonable price”.

A number of customers who purchased the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer gave it an excellent review score and mentioned in their review of the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C on Amazon “Although it doesn't say so, you get Office 2013 thrown in - free! That is a real bargain”. Andrewejbi said in their Asus VivoTab 8 M81C review on Amazon “This full Windows 8 tablet is the best value on the market at the moment if you shop around and a bargain” and gave it an excellent review. Charliec wrote in their Asus VivoTab 8 M81C review “Yes this is cheap, especially for something with full Windows 8.” but they only gave the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C a rating of 1 stars.

A number of customers who reviewed it concluded that it was cheap. T. H. S. Forrest gave the product an excellent review and mentioned “I then found the Asus on special offer for 159.99 at a local branch of Beyond Computers”. Expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote “Acer have all recently released inexpensive 8-inch tablets, all of which we recently reviewed” in their Asus VivoTab 8 M81C review and rated the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C 80 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

Some Asus VivoTab 8 M81C reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. John Hayes said on Amazon “The screen picture quality is adequate for most applications”. M. G. Chisholm said on Amazon “On the plus side it seems to be well made and has a nice feel to the whole unit” in their review of this tablet. Martyn Plumridge wrote three years ago “Quality tablet at good price”.

Easy to Use

Some Asus VivoTab 8 M81C reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use. Two years ago Barb mentioned “Great tablet, very easy to use”. Helene Blanchonnet gave this tablet a rating of 80 out of 100 and she mentioned in her review on Amazon “There is a cover (transleeve) that you can buy separately that looks very handy”. Jp Oolala said “Easy to use and to connect to a home group”.

Two people concluded that this tablet was easy to setup. Bob H mentioned on Amazon “The tablet was quite easy to set up except that it came with an old Windows 8” in his Asus VivoTab 8 M81C review. Jimmy Paul mentioned in his Asus VivoTab 8 M81C review on Amazon “Very easy to set up and start using”.

Several Asus VivoTab 8 M81C owners wrote that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Two years ago Mr. M. Howe mentioned on Amazon “Comfortable to hold in one hand” in their Asus VivoTab 8 M81C review. Nafets wrote on Amazon three years ago “The on screen typing experience very comfortable” in their review of this tablet.

One Asus VivoTab 8 M81C owner who bought this tablet thought it had a good experience. One Asus VivoTab 8 M81C owner concluded that it had a good interface.

One person concluded that the product was easy to use the menus. Y. Com mentioned on Amazon “On average when used to the tiny menus it takes 5 attempts to hit something” in their review of the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C although they only scored it 20 out of 100.

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Good Battery Life

Some Asus VivoTab 8 M81C reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Joey said in his review of the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C on Amazon “Has half the battery life, also there are still compatibility problems between Office on the Mac” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Luke Thomas gave the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon “Only issue is unlike other tablets (non windows) it drains the battery quite quick even in standby” in his review. Mr. M. Howe said on Amazon “Decent battery life (I mainly surf” in their Asus VivoTab 8 M81C review.

Two Asus VivoTab 8 M81C owners agreed that the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C was quick to charge.

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Good Connectivity

A number of customers who purchased it considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Charliec wrote in their Asus VivoTab 8 M81C review on Amazon three years ago “Given the absence of full sized USB ports, that means no keyboard” however despite that they only gave the product a score of 1 stars. Itstheprof mentioned in their review of the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C two years ago “Recognised a memory stick connected via a micro USB - USB cable, no problems” and gave the product an excellent rating. J. N. Hennessy mentioned “Prints quickly via USB or AirPrint”.

Six Asus VivoTab 8 M81C reviewers reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Barb mentioned in her review two years ago “Power consumption is good even with WiFi enabled and being used”. Mr. T. Gettins mentioned “The WiFi works fine” . Pen Name mentioned “In every other way is superior, bluetooth and wifi are exception in operation andSet up” in their review.

Several customers reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. Greg wrote “It will run Ms office smoothly, internet experience is trouble-free”. Smithy1a wrote in their review on Amazon three years ago “Have installed ITunes and Box from Internet and all went smoothly”.

Two Asus VivoTab 8 M81C reviewers who purchased the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C wrote that it had email functionality. Michael Lloyd wrote in his review “Much easier to email a presentation to a colleague” nonetheless he only scored it 40 out of 100.

One Asus VivoTab 8 M81C reviewer said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. T. H. S. Forrest said in their review of this tablet “Micro HDMI is fine.” and gave it an excellent review score.

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Nice Design

A number of people concluded that the product was smooth. Luke Thomas wrote “Fast and smooth”. Mr Adrian L Key wrote in his review three years ago “I don't make a habit of twisting tablet devices! The back has a smooth very tactile surface” . Mr Adrian L Key also said “It mars an otherwise smooth and fluid interface”.

Some customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good design. Two years ago John Hayes wrote on Amazon “The asus tablet is a nice all round design and works well with the limited op system installed”. Martyn Plumridge said on Amazon three years ago “It's long slim design males it easy to hoD with one hand” in their review of this tablet and rated the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C 5 stars.

One customer who reviewed the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C thought it was well designed. J. N. Hennessy wrote on Amazon “A well designed, responsive machine so far”. One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking. T. H. S. Forrest gave it a rating of 5 stars and said “So far my impressions are pretty positive”.

One Asus VivoTab 8 M81C owner who reviewed this tablet concluded that it was neat. Expert website Notebookcheck.net mentioned “The new tablet's specs line up with the others' quite neatly, though Asus chos”.

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Robust

Several Asus VivoTab 8 M81C owners said in their reviews that the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C was well made. Amazon Customer mentioned “Good build quality, no problems after one week” in their review of this tablet. Three years ago Bob H scored it 80 out of 100 and he said in his Asus VivoTab 8 M81C review “It looks good and seems well made”. Also three years ago Charliec wrote in their review of the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C “This is clearly a product built to the lowest possible cost”.

One customer mentioned that this tablet was easy to damage or scratch.

One Asus VivoTab 8 M81C reviewer wrote in their reviews that this tablet was strong and durable. T. H. S. Forrest mentioned in their review of this tablet on Amazon “A BobjGear rugged case and a 32Gb micro sdhc card to expand the storage”.

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Good Size

Several customers thought this tablet was thin. Helene Blanchonnet wrote in her review on Amazon “Light weight and slim this tablet replaces my old lap top”. J. N. Hennessy mentioned two years ago “All on a slim tablet no bigger or heavier than my iPad air”. Mr. M. Howe gave it a very good review score and said in their review of this tablet on Amazon “Quite slim”.

Two customers said in their reviews that the product was heavy and bulky. Michael Lloyd wrote “The unit is not particularly heavy.” in his review.

One Asus VivoTab 8 M81C reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C was lightweight. Three years ago M. G. Chisholm mentioned in their review of this tablet “You are not going to get a full version of Windows OS running on a lightweight tablet so either face up”.

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good structurally. Myss_tree mentioned on Amazon “Its a nice piece of hardware for the price construction wise though a full size SD slot would be better than the micro SD slot” in their review of the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C however despite that they only gave this tablet a rating of 2 stars.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Asus tablets and also specifically for Asus Z3745 processor tablets and found that in both cases Asus had good reviews.

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Good Sound Quality

A number of Asus VivoTab 8 M81C owners who reviewed this tablet agreed that it had good sound quality. Last year Bob H wrote “It simply will not take Win 10, no video, no sound, very slow downloads” but in spite of that he rated it 1 stars. Two years ago J. N. Hennessy mentioned in their Asus VivoTab 8 M81C review on Amazon “It seems to be up for everything I throw at it and has good sound, screen, keyboard”.

Good Technical Features

One Asus VivoTab 8 M81C reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good features. Expert website Computershopper.com mentioned “One of that slate's most notable features was its built-in, pressure-sensitive stylus, which, considering how small many of the menu entries, buttons” in their review of this tablet.

Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality.

Quite Large Internal Storage Capacity

Similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the VivoTab 8 M81C have internal storage capacity of between 2GB and 130GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 27GB. With an internal storage capacity of 32 gigabytes, the VivoTab 8 M81C has a quite large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets that are a comparable age to the VivoTab 8 M81C.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution

Across all the comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the VivoTab 8 M81C the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 2MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1.4MP. The VivoTab 8 M81C has one of the higher front camera resolutions (2 megapixels) amongst Z3745 processor tablets of this age.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the VivoTab 8 M81C is 8GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average total storage capacity is 23GB. The VivoTab 8 M81C has a very big total storage capacity (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other Z3745 processor tablets that have been available for a similar time to the VivoTab 8 M81C.

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Very Light

At only 330 grams, the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C is fairly light compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the VivoTab 8 M81C. The lightest Z3745 processor tablet that was launched around the same time as the VivoTab 8 M81C is 290g heavy and the heaviest is 950g.

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Very Narrow

The VivoTab 8 M81C is one of the narrower Z3745 processor tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the VivoTab 8 M81C (only 124.9 millimeters) amongst tablet computers of this age. The average width of comparable spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as the VivoTab 8 M81C is 210mm, and the widths range from 110mm to 340mm.

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Very Short

Across all the tablet computers that were released more than two years ago the heights range from 2.7mm to 270mm, and the average height is 110mm. The Asus VivoTab 8 M81C is one of the shorter Z3745 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the VivoTab 8 M81C (only 8.8 millimeters) amongst tablets of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

Some customers who reviewed the product considered that it was not noisy. Michael Lloyd wrote on Amazon “This isn't Asus's fault because all Windows tablets seem designed primarily for widescreen films rather than practical daily use.I didn't want a tablet with a noisy fan.” in his review of the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C.

Poor Support

Some Asus VivoTab 8 M81C reviewers who bought it considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Bob H mentioned three years ago “The keyboard would not connect as suggested by the rather vague instructions so I had to go to Devices”. Yvonne Peeky wrote in her review of the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C “The only criticism I have is that there are few instructions, none online”.

Inferior for Games

A number of customers who purchased this tablet thought it was not good playing games on. Mr Lee Dawson mentioned “The dual core is not designed for games etc, you pay for what you get!” in his Asus VivoTab 8 M81C review although he still gave it a score of 4 stars. T. H. S. Forrest wrote in their Asus VivoTab 8 M81C review on Amazon “This is not a gaming machine, nor, I suspect, is it meant to be” yet they still rated the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C as excellent.

Not 4G Compatible

Like most of the other Z3745 processor tablets that were launched more than two years ago, the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C is not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

Most Z3745 processor tablets that came out more than two years ago are not 3G compatible. The VivoTab 8 M81C is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution

The average rear camera resolution of Z3745 processor tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the VivoTab 8 M81C is 5.1MP, and the rear camera resolutions range from 2MP to 8MP. The VivoTab 8 M81C has one of the lower rear camera resolutions (only 2 megapixels) amongst similar spec tablets of this age.

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Only One Battery Cell

The VivoTab 8 M81C is a one battery cell tablet computer. Most of the other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the VivoTab 8 M81C have between one and two battery cells.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

The VivoTab 8 M81C has a fairly short maximum battery life (only 8 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were launched around the same time as the VivoTab 8 M81C. Tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the VivoTab 8 M81C have maximum battery life of between 7h and 18h, and the average maximum battery life is 12h.

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Very Low Battery Capacity

Across all the Z3745 processor tablets that are a similar age to the VivoTab 8 M81C the battery capacities range from 3,900mAh to 9,600mAh. At only 4,000 milliamperes * hour, the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C has a fairly low battery capacity compared to most of the other Z3745 processor tablets that are a similar age to the VivoTab 8 M81C.

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Quite Thick

The thinnest thickness of Z3745 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the VivoTab 8 M81C is 2.7mm and the thickest is 230mm. With a thickness of 211.7 millimeters, the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the VivoTab 8 M81C.

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Expensive

We think this tablet computer looks expensive compared to other tablet computers of a similar age and spec. The cheapeast tablet computer that has been on the market for more than two years that we found costs £67 and the most expensive costs £741.

4 Other reasons to consider the Asus VivoTab 8 M81C

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Asus tablet was released over two years ago.

Four Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the VivoTab 8 M81C is four. That's average compared to the other 29 Z3745 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the VivoTab 8 M81C that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4 processor core tablet computers currently available including cheaper tablets such as the Lenovo Miix 2[plb_2571918_price].

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.33 gigahertz, the VivoTab 8 M81C has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for more than two years.

Other 1.33GHz processor clock speed tablets currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper tablets such as the Lenovo Miix 2[plb_2571918_price].

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 8 inches, the VivoTab 8 M81C has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

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User Reviews

(87)
Reviewed 10 October 2015 by David
(Verified Purchase)

Magic bit of kit...

Reviewed 3 September 2015 by Mark
(Verified Purchase)

Unreliable and glitchy with too many faults to list.

Reviewed 15 August 2015 by Bob H

Had one of these for some time and loved it at first, however upon doing the Windows 8.1 update things started to go a little strange, only little things, and the final straw was when I tried to... Read more…

Reviewed 21 June 2015 by Luke Thomas
(Verified Purchase)

Really good tablet. fast and smooth. only issue is unlike other tablets (non windows) it drains the battery quite quick even in standby. However cold boot speed is incredible (less than a minute).

Reviewed 5 April 2015 by Darek
(Verified Purchase)

Gread.

(Verified Purchase)

The tablet is good, is you only want to run simple applications (such as checking emails or web browsing).
However, when you try to watch films or use more intensive programs (e.g. Adobe... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Asus Vivo Tab ME400c worked great while it lasted. Sent back to amazon with no problems and Purchased sometime later Asus T100.

Reviewed 25 January 2015 by Lewis
(Verified Purchase)

This is a basic tablet, although it does all that I want it to do, it does come with Windows 8. After installing all the updates including 8.1 for free there is still room for the other programs... Read more…

Best in my opinion

Reviewed 13 October 2014 by lisa w

Fab little tablet. Better than my ipad like a little laptop. Well impressed with its speed and efficiency. Came very quickly and in very good condition for a used product only one tiny mark .

Reviewed 13 September 2014 by Mr Lee Dawson
(Verified Purchase)

Awesome unit for checking up on things, the dual core is not designed for games etc, you pay for what you get!

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers m81c1b017, apple m80, m81c1g008, m81c1f009, m81c1g008w, m81c1f009w, asus tf600, m81c1b017w, apple m80t, asus tf600t, apple m80ta, asus tf600tlb1, asus tf600tlb1g, asus b01kno8lp8, asus tf600tlb1gr
Barcodes 04014619348091, 04716659871774, 04716659871781

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